Three years after rancher Cliven Bundy's standoff against federal officials, jury selection has begun for six of his supporters. His and his sons' armed protests have raised questions about federal land management and the limits of legal protest.
On Friday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago PD announced a tech surge designed to respond swiftly to crime and predict future incidents. But the technology has limitations.
Though Magistrate Judge Michael Merz’s ruling is likely to be appealed, it points to a broader trend in concerns about the death penalty. New justice and economic arguments are also coming to the fore.
The Court's refusal to hear the appeal lets stand a lower court's 2016 decision that the statute violated federal laws against voter discrimination.
President Obama punctuated his legacy of clemency and criminal justice reform on Thursday, commuting the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes.
Conservatives and the Obama administration have long disagreed about the threat of terrorists coming across the Mexico border. Data suggest the threat is not insignificant. Now, the Trump administration is poised to make it a priority.